Bridgewater Magazine keeps alumni, faculty, students and their families, staff, and friends of BSU informed about the university community and its impact on the region. This magazine is written, designed and edited by the Office of Creative Services and Publications with the needs of its varied audiences at heart and in mind.
Strength and Spirit Overcoming adversity, the Classes of 2020 and 2021 celebrate with a very special commencement. Also in this issue: Students Come Back to Campus, Alumnae Educators Reflect on Teaching During Pandemic, New Additions to Campus
Sustaining Our World Professor Robert Hellström and other BSU community members do their part Also in this issue: Commencement Plans for Classes of 2020 and 2021, New Scholarships Announced, Alumna Works with NASA Mars Project
On the Front Lines Members of the BSU community take up the battle against COVID-19 Also in this issue: Striving for Racial Justice on Campus and Beyond, New Academic Programs, Alumna Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
'We've Got This' Rising to the Challenges of a worldwide pandemic. Inside: Nationally Recognized Undergraduate Research, A Grammy-Winning Professor, International Partnerships, and more.
What's New? BSU team creates prosthetic hands in innovative campus lab. Also new at BSU: in-demand academic programs, groundbreaking labs, community-outreach projects, leaders in the arts.
A different path: At 59, Stephen Fanus fulfilled his longtime goal of earning a bachelor's degree - but first he had to learn to read and write. Meet other students and alumni who also have taken an indirect route to BSU.
Forging Careers: Meet BSU Alumni who work in corporations, nonprofits, education, science, theatre, and more, like Derek Riley, '03, who, with his former art professor Rob Lorenson, created a thriving business.